Hotels for Dad
The Outdoorsy Dad: The Estes Park Resort Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado
Stay minutes away from Rocky Mountain National Park, one of the country’s most beautiful hiking spots with scenery ranging from mountains to lakes. The resort itself features private balconies and patios with lake and garden views, perfect for relaxing after a long day on the trails.
The Golfer Dad: InterContinental the Clement Monterey in Monterey, California
The InterContinental is a short drive from Cypress Point Golf Club, a course surrounded rugged coastline that is consistently ranked as one of the country’s best. After dad’s 18 holes, he can relax with the InterContinental’s outdoor pool, full-service spa, and access to the shops and restaurants of Downtown Monterey.
The Foodie Dad: Affinia Shelburne in New York, New York
This New York hotel, minutes from Times Square, puts Dad within walking distance of many of the city’s greatest restaurants, including Chef Eric Ripert’s Le Bernardin, a seafood restaurant consistently rated the United States’ best. After a five-star meal, work it off at the hotel’s complimentary fitness center or mingle with other guests at a complimentary manager’s reception.
The Beachgoing Dad: Ocean Key Resort in Key West, Florida
This four-star resort is the perfect home base for a relaxing beach vacation: it’s situated steps away from the beach, restaurants, and other popular Key West attractions. Private balconies and poolside bars let you soak up the sun, while jetted bathtubs, room service, and a spa provide luxurious indoor alternatives.
The Techy Dad: Hotel 1000 in Seattle, Washington
Take a quick walk to the Living Computer Museum, founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen to preserve the history of information technology. After a day of interactive sessions with vintage computers, geeks can unwind at the hotel’s restaurant or with room service, or stop by the spa, health club and sauna.